inertia selling


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inertia selling

the practice of attempting to sell goods by sending them to people who have not requested them in the hope that the recipients will keep and pay for these goods. See UNSOLICITED GOODS AND SERVICES ACT.
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Inertia selling is the practice of sending unwanted or unrequested goods to a consumer, generally in order to entice them into a purchase with the company.
The measure would prohibit inertia selling and lay down principles governing unsolicited communications.
Instead, what's on offer is the medical equivalent of inertia selling.